water crisis

Cauvery water crisis: Karnataka govt will decide on its strategy after Sept 26, says DKS

He said they have requested the Union government to invite the Tamil Nadu government too for talks on the Cauvery issue.

published on : 23rd September 2023

Reservoir levels dip as drought looms large in Maharashtra's Marathwada region

According to IMD, out of the total 36 districts of Maharashtra, 13 received less than average rainfall.

published on : 21st September 2023

Hope Centre will provide aid for Marathwada water grid project: Maharashtra CM Shinde

CM Shinde also announced a package of Rs 45,000 crore for the development of Marathwada as well as revised administrative sanctions for irrigation projects worth Rs 14,000 crore.

published on : 17th September 2023

West Bank 'water apartheid': Palestinian taps run dry while Israeli settlements continue to thrive

The struggle for water access in this strip of fertile land reflects a wider contest for control of the West Bank — and in particular, the Jordan Valley, which Palestinians consider the breadbasket.

published on : 17th August 2023

Inflow to Lower Bhavani, Mettur dams reduces to trickle, farmers worried

According to WRD sources, officials feel that the current storage level may not be enough to release water into LBP canal scheduled on August 15.

published on : 10th August 2023

Drinking water crisis in 514 Karnataka villages

According to the RDPR Department, there is rain deficit in parts of Karnataka and there are signs of drinking water problem in many taluks.

published on : 24th July 2023

Water crisis in Delhi to subside as plants resume operations

Somnath Bharti, Vice Chairperson of Delhi Jal Board told this newspaper that the resuming operations of Okhla WTP would reinstate 24 MGD of water supply to the city.

published on : 15th July 2023

NHRC issues notice on water crisis in tribal regions           

The tribals living in the regions where water is supplied through tributaries of River Godavari are still devoid of the minimum water required for basic necessities. 

published on : 12th July 2023

Legislators discuss water crisis, drought in Karnataka

Raising the issue during the zero hour, Afzalpur  MLA Allamaprabhu Patil (Congress) said that the Bhima river has dried up.

published on : 7th July 2023

Karnataka’s reservoirs 17 per cent full, drinking water crisis looms: Officials

Though IMD has forecast good rainfall for July, especially from July 3-7, officials in the water resources department and KSDMC say it will not address the drinking water situation completely.

published on : 2nd July 2023

Hit by drinking water scarcity, villagers of Odisha's Nachipur warn of poll boycott

Anjana Patra, a villager, said due to low voltage, drinking water is not reaching Nachipur through pipes. Womenfolk are forced to trek two km to fetch water. 

published on : 28th June 2023

16 of 31 Karnataka districts reeling under water crisis 

Meanwhile, Rural Development and Panchayat Raj (RDPR) Minister Priyank Kharge reviewed the prevailing situation with officials.

published on : 28th June 2023

Southern Karnataka may face water crisis as Kodagu yet to receive rain

The delay in arrival of southwest monsoon in the catchment areas of Kodagu could trigger a major water crisis in southern parts of the state.

published on : 21st June 2023

Water crisis looms large in Ganjam village in Odisha

Ironically, the village has many open wells and tube wells but the water is salty and used only for washing purpose.

published on : 18th June 2023

Ib river runs dry, Sundargarh town faces water crisis

Sources said with investment of Rs 46.12 crore in recent years, Sundargarh town has augmented water filtration capacity and distribution networks.

published on : 16th June 2023

Delhi's water crisis to be resolved within 2-3 years: CM Arvind Kejriwal 

Kejriwal said the DJB's water supply capacity has increased from 850 MGD in 2015 to 1,000 MGD now and that he has set an ambitious target to further enhance it.

published on : 14th June 2023

Water crisis: Siruvani almost dry, TWAD officials look up to the skies

Speaking to TNIE, a TWAD board official from the Siruvani division said with the dead storage level marked at 863.4 metres, the water level currently stands at 864.2 metres.

published on : 3rd June 2023